Definition of administrative in English:

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administrative

Pronunciation: /ədˈminəˌstrādiv/
Pronunciation: /ədˈminiˌstrədiv/

adjective

Relating to the running of a business, organization, etc. administrative problems administrative staff
More example sentences
  • His tactical skill was matched by administrative and organizational ability.
  • The final part of the administrative organization is the Head of Division or Unit.
  • Further resources may be required, including administrative staff and rooms.
Synonyms
managerial, management, directorial, executive, organizational, bureaucratic, supervisory, regulatory

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Latin administrativus, from administrat- 'managed', from the verb administrare (see administrate).

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Syllabification: ad·min·is·tra·tive

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